Reference Entry

George II (1683-1760), king of Great Britain and Ireland, and elector of Hanover

John Cannon

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Prince of Wales | The succession | The Walpole years | Carteret and Dettingen | The Pelham ministry | The Seven Years' War | Death and reputation

Reference Entry.  10452 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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